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Flights resume at Pearson Airport
Blistering cold temperatures snarl activity on the runways at Pearson Aiport
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The 'ground-stop order' is now lifted at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

 

PEARSON:

Pearson International is in a real mess for a second day, a combination of the nasty weather here and elsewhere.

 BUT the good news..arriving flights are now being allowed at Canada's largest and busiest airport.

Earlier this morning, Peel Regional Police were called to Pearson's baggage hall.  Apparently there were about 300 people there waiting for their luggage.

At one point, the flight board showed more than 80 flights were cancelled, and more than a hundred arrivals, were also cancelled.

 The airport officials  put what's called a 'ground stop' into effect.

Planes were not allowed to land, and jets on the ground had to wait for a gate to open to unload passengers who have already boarded.

Pearson tweeted the extreme cold has caused equipment to freeze as well as safety concerns for employees. But the order was lifted at 10:13 this morning.

 

 

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Photo: CTV News

The 'ground-stop order' is now lifted at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

 

PEARSON:

Pearson International is in a real mess for a second day, a combination of the nasty weather here and elsewhere.

 BUT the good news..arriving flights are now being allowed at Canada's largest and busiest airport.

Earlier this morning, Peel Regional Police were called to Pearson's baggage hall.  Apparently there were about 300 people there waiting for their luggage.

At one point, the flight board showed more than 80 flights were cancelled, and more than a hundred arrivals, were also cancelled.

 The airport officials  put what's called a 'ground stop' into effect.

Planes were not allowed to land, and jets on the ground had to wait for a gate to open to unload passengers who have already boarded.

Pearson tweeted the extreme cold has caused equipment to freeze as well as safety concerns for employees. But the order was lifted at 10:13 this morning.

 

 

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